Anzman-Frasca: Start Teaching Children to Eat Healthy ‘As Early As Possible’

Updated September 18, 2018 This content is archived.

A study by Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics, shows that the best way to encourage children to eat healthy foods is to continue to offer them an assortment of healthy foods even if they initially refuse to eat them. It  notes that healthy eating must begin during pregnancy since the flavor of the foods that a mother eats “reach the child in utero.”